TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology returns to men's basketball non-conference action with a matchup at Millikin University on Monday night at 7 p.m. Central Time.
The Fightin' Engineers stand 3-3 on the season after a narrow 62-59 loss at Transylvania University on Saturday. Julian Strickland led the Rose-Hulman offense with 26 points at Transylvania, and the Engineers narrowly missed a chance to put the game in overtime with a missed three-point chance in the final seconds.
Strickland leads the Rose-Hulman offense in scoring at 25.7 points per game this season. He has also moved into 13th place on the Fightin' Engineer scoring list with 1,253 career points.
Nine players are averaging 4.0 points or more per game for Rose-Hulman this season. Jimmy Miller (9.5 ppg), Jordy Martin (6.5), Alec Houpt (6.3) and Tyler Duffy (4.2) round out the projected starting lineup.
Millikin started the season with four consecutive wins under third-year head coach Matt Nadelhoffer. The Big Blue average 77.0 points per game, led by TJ Griffin at 24.0 points per contest. Tives Gardner (11.4) and Jacob Kueker (10.1) also average double figures in scoring for Millikin.
Live in-game video and stats will be available from the Rose-Hulman athletic website at http://www.rose-hulman.edu/sports.
After Monday's contest, Rose-Hulman returns to action with another non-conference game at DePauw University on Wednesday night.
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